1570 – Thomas Heywood was born.
– Thomas Heywood is said to have been educated at the University of Cambridge, eventually becoming a fellow of Peterhouse.
1596 – He moved to London, where the first mention of his dramatic career is a note in the diary of theatre entrepreneur Philip Henslowe recording that he wrote a play for the Admiral’s Men, an acting company, in October.
1598 – He was regularly engaged as a player in the company; since no wages are mentioned, he was presumably a sharer in the company, as was normal for important company members.
1600 – Heywood’s two-part history plays King Edward the Fourth.
1605-1606 – The Troubles of Queene Elizabeth concern, respectively.
1607 – A Woman Killed with Kindness.
1615 – Heywood’s first play may have been The Four Prentises of London.
1619-1624 – Heywood seems to have inexplicably ceased all activity as an actor or playwright.
1627 – The English Traveller.
1641 – Died onthe 16th of August.